Teaching’s Diversity Problem

Travis Bristol is working to keep male teachers of color in public schools Travis Bristol was just 22 when he arrived at Manhattan Hunter Science High School in September 2004, armed with a bachelor’s from Amherst, a master’s from Stanford, and a passion for introducing New York City 10th graders to the intellectual thrills of Candide, Oedipus […]

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Moving to Improve

Active “brain breaks” get kids moving—and help them learn Teacher Jake Dore (CGS’11, SED’13) takes regular breaks from desk work to get his fourth graders moving at the Kelly School in Chelsea, Mass. Photos by Dan Watkins.  It’s time for a break. You’ve been reading for a while now, so let’s stand up and shake […]

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